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Published by Blackwell Reference in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, Classical -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPierre Grimal ; translated by A.R. Maxwell-Hyslop.
    SeriesBlackwell reference
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL"715"G713"1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination603 p. :
    Number of Pages603
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21132246M
    ISBN 100631132090
    LC Control Number85-7387


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